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Victims of Catholic Priest Abuse- sins of ommission

A little more than a week ago, the Pope of Rome met with victims of Catholic priest abuse. According to CNN  You can watch the video here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/07/world/pope-clerical-sex-abuse/index.html: Pope Francis apologized and asked for forgiveness. “I beg your forgiveness, too, for … Continue reading

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Truth and Reconciliation

The other morning, I read a surprisingly interesting and informative newspaper article  in the Prince George Citizen. It reported on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which was holding hearings in Prince George for aboriginal survivors of residential schools. … Continue reading

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Civil Liberties from Lincoln to now

With the tragic bombing of the recent Boston marathon, there is talk of curtailing civil liberties in the U.S. Prominent people have called for the remaining bomber to be treated as an enemy combatant. However Yahoo News has reported that: … Continue reading

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Choosing the Pope

So the “conclave” has continued. The creator of the website, “Canon Law Made Easy”, Cathy Caridi, J.C.L., “is an American canon lawyer who practices law and teaches in Rome. She founded this website to provide clear answers to canonical questions … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor exchange ended after criticism of myself by another letter writer

Re: N. R. Ward’s Oct 12 letter. Mr. Ward writes from a position of relative ignorance, I suggest. I researched Charles Chiniquy’s claims over a period of twenty-two years in libraries, archives, etc, across the U.S.and found no significant mistakes. … Continue reading

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Honest Abe’s Canadian Friend- National Post letter

My letter was printed in the National Post this weekend. Below is my portion. And here is the link  for reference http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/10/12/todays-letters-freedom-of-speech-for-all-even-pastor-terry-jones/ “Conrad Black penned an accurate and complimentary portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Many, however, do not know that there is … Continue reading

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Smear tactics against Charles Chiniquy?

Charles Chiniquy is still assailed in modern times. In his blog article, Charles Chiniquy – Illinois Schismatic: The First American Catholic Apostate, April 28th, 2011, Pat Hickey makes unsubstantiated and erroneous statements about the celebrated clergyman. I found the article … Continue reading

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The Conspirator and Joe Ricketts

So Joe Ricketts bankrolls a movie about Mary Surratt. “The Conspirator,” recounted the story of Mary Surratt, the only woman charged in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, “The Conspirator” was released in 2011.  The movie … Continue reading

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